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CVE-2019-20384 Detail

Current Description

Gentoo Portage through 2.3.84 allows local users to place a Trojan horse plugin in the /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins directory by leveraging access to the nagios user account, because this directory is writable in between a call to emake and a call to fowners.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/01/21/1 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.gentoo.org/692492 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-281 Improper Preservation of Permissions NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:portage:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.3.84


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-20384
NVD Published Date:
01/20/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/29/2020